By Franco “Bifo” Berardi
“Bifo is a grasp of world activism within the age of melancholy. His project is knowing genuine present capitalism. feel the melancholy of the insurrection, take pleasure in this marvelous ‘labor of the negative!’” —Geert Lovink, Dutch/Australian internet critic
“In this stunning booklet the concept that of destiny, which supported the fashionable background of tradition, politics, and economic climate, is revised, reverted, cancelled and at last revived in a unconditionally unforeseen approach. From Futurism to post-futurism, Bifo takes us on a trip via and past the century that depended on within the future.” —Christian Marazzi, writer of The Violence of economic Capitalism
The century-long obsession with the idea that of the long run has, ultimately, come to an finish. starting with F. T. Marinetti's “Futurist Manifesto” and the global race towards a brand new and hugely mechanized society that outlined the “Century of Progress,” Italian media activist Franco “Bifo” Berardi lines the genesis of future-oriented notion during the punk stream of the early ’70s and into the media revolution of the ’90s. Cyberculture, the final actually utopian imaginative and prescient of the longer term, has led to a conflict, and left at the back of an ever-growing process of digital existence and genuine loss of life, of digital wisdom and genuine war.
The destiny, Bifo argues, has failed us. Our accountability now could be to make your mind up what comes next.
Franco “Bifo” Berardi is an Italian critic and media activist. one of many founders of the infamous Radio Alice, a pirate radio station that turned the voice of the independent adolescence flow of Bologna within the overdue Nineteen Seventies, Bifo is the writer of a number of works of idea, together with The Soul at Work, Precarious Rhapsody, and “The Post-Futurist Manifesto.”
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